Here’s our weekly link roundup of small business buzz, musings and muchness. A glimpse at the best small business talk around the web.
“Follow the Leader!” Not so fast. If you’re smart, you’ll avoid making some of these dumb leadership mistakes first. (Forbes)
So I’m calling it: the margin of costs beyond a founder’s living expenses is now officially zero. What next? If it this theory works, “maybe the only people left on the unemployment register will be those who would rather go looking for a job than create one.” (Innovation Investment Journal)
We’ll miss the Kodak Moments. And while” Rochester’s photo giant may be all but gone, but thanks to bright, innovative, motivated entrepreneurs, the big picture is developing just fine.” (CBS Money Watch)
VC’s are drumming up press these days. “Some firms are bringing on PR talent for the use of portfolio companies, others are trying to use PR to boost their own images, and promote their VCs to the press,” says Leena Rao of Tech Crunch. (Tech Crunch)
Need an injection of cash flow? Have you tapped into your personal savings? “Two-thirds of small companies did not apply for any external funding in 2011, according to a survey of 450 business owners, with business owners instead relying on personal savings for working capital.” (The Telegraph)
Will raising the minimum wage destroy your small business? New York State Assembly Member, Matthew Titone thinks it’s the right thing to do, and here’s why. (The Huffington Post)
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